CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 24, 1977
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(Studio) Changes in family structure noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(NYC) Film from silent movie "Way Down East" shown. Modern unwed mothers featured. [Suzanne FREMON - wanted to be a mother.) Single parent clubs noted. [Vernell WASHINGTON - felt it time she had a baby.] Statistics on single parents quoted. [Terri SHAW - tells of decision to have a baby.] [Arlene KAMENS - speaks of problems.] [FREMON - notes serious question of what to tell child with regard to father.] [Steve GAYLE - speaks with regard to being unwed father.] Bachelors who adopt children noted. [Roger GATKE - speaks of experience.] Children out of wedlock said now becoming socially acceptable.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin
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